Street Child ambassadors speak to The Guardian Global Development about life on the streets

Posted on the 14th October 2015

In the Summer of 2015, there Street Child United welcomed six street child ambassadors from Brazil, buy cialis Burundi and Pakistan to the UK for the Cambridge Ambassador Programme. Drika, Jessica, Innocent, Eric, Mehar and Razziq had all participated at the 2014 Street Child World Cup in Brazil.

Over ten weeks, they learnt English in Cambridge and developed their skills as spokespersons for street children in their countries and across the world. In August they met up with The Guardian and spoke to the Global Development Professional Networks team about life growing up on the streets, the power of sport to provide opportunities and their hopes and dreams for the future.

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